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I’ve misfueled Peugeot in Cheshire, What to Do Now?

Misfuelled a Peugeot in Cheshire? Don’t panic, a lot of us make this mistake of putting the wrong fuel in our vehicles. In-fact every four minutes 1 person makes this error. It is an easy mistake to make and once you make this mistake a sudden panic kicks in and you think the Peugeot’s engine is ruined and you are going to face a huge bill for the lapse in concentration.

When you fill a diesel Peugeot with petrol there is a serious risk that you will damage your engine. Petrol acts as a solvent with repairs coming up to hundreds or even thousands of pounds if the engine ceases as the contaminated fuel goes through the system. Metal particles from the pump could be deposited in the fuel which risks further damage.

Peugeot Misfuelling Experts in Cheshire

If you’ve mistakenly put wrong fuel in your Peugeot in Cheshire, don’t panic as GMM1 Cheshire has the right solution for your Peugeot. We cover all Cheshire and every make and every model. We are certified misfuelling experts in Cheshire. What to do when you realize that you have misfuelled your Peugeot in Cheshire, if you haven’t started your Peugeot’s engine don’t start it. If possible, put your Peugeot in neutral and ask for help to shift it to a safe spot. GMM1 Cheshire has expert Peugeot misfuelling engineers who drain your Peugeot’s engine at the cheapest online prices.

Get Back on Road After Peugeot Misfuelling in Cheshire

The best way to get you back on the road is to drain the Peugeot fuel tank and get the filter cleaned or replaced. Fortunately, all these services are available at GMM1 Cheshire and are done by experts with years of experience in this field. This is the best way to protect your Peugeot from damage.

However, don’t be harsh on yourself as hundreds of thousands of drivers have done the same, 150,000 a year to be precise, so you are not alone.

Some Misfuelling Facts

One person ever four minutes fills their vehicle in with wrong fuel which can wreak havoc on the interior workings, with repair bills amounting to hundreds of millions of pounds every year. Putting diesel in a petrol Peugeot engine will cause your engine to cut out and stop working. As diesel doesn’t ignite in the same way that petrol does, the spark plugs which ignite the fuel in your petrol engine will have no effect.

If you have misfuelled your Peugeot in Cheshire, follow these simple steps to get your engine started.

  • If you want to get your Peugeot engine to start again, all the fuel needs to be drained safely from the fuel system and replaced with petrol or diesel. Call GMM1 Cheshire now to get your Peugeot fixed by our Misfuelling experts.
  • It’s hard to fill a petrol tank with diesel because diesel fuel nozzles are designed to not fit in petrol cars.
  • However, it is all too easy to accidentally fill your diesel-fuelled Peugeot with petrol.
  • Petrol does a lot of damage to your diesel engine as it finishes the lubricant used to keep it ticking over and cause metal components to grate against each other which causes them to crack and decompose.
  • This just doesn’t damage the fuel pump and injection systems, it can also destroy the engine completely.
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What If Wrong Fuel is Not drained Properly from Peugeot after Misfuelling?

If wrong fuel is not drained properly from your Peugeot, in a best case scenario, the fuel pump and injection systems will likely need to be replaced, but depending on the extent of the damage the entire engine could be wrecked beyond repair. Don’t despair as GMM1 Cheshire has all the latest equipment alongside technical expertise needed to drain fuel from the tank and drain your Peugeot engine and get you back on road ASAP.